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Lindsay, Shirley Jane


With great sadness we announce that Shirley passed away, peacefully, in her home in Palm Springs, California on June 6, 2013. Shirley, who was born on January 19, 1930, was the ninth child of Dick and Jane Fiddick of South Wellington. Her husband, U.S. Navy Commander Jack Lindsay, predeceased her in 1966. Her parents, Dick and Jane Fiddick; her sisters, Alice Galloway and Alma Davidson; as well as her brothers: Edwin, Johnny, Billy, Richard, and Tommy also predeceased her.

Shirley will be lovingly remembered by her son, Richard of Palm Springs; grandson, Raz in Japan; sister, Dorothy Scott of Port Alberni; brother, Ronnie (June) Fiddick of Duncan; sister-in-law, Hazel Shorter of Nanaimo; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

Following graduation from Ladysmith High School, Shirley trained as a Registered Nurse, graduating from Vancouver General Hospital in 1952. She worked mainly as an OB/GYN nurse well into her retirement years. Among the places she nursed were Vancouver, Seattle, San Francisco, San Diego, Palm Springs, Honolulu, Washington DC and St. Thomas in the Virgin Islands.

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